The Difficulties of Reporting on Rape

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While Rolling Stone magazine failed at an institutional level, the authors of the Columbia report write that, “of all crimes, rape is perhaps the toughest to cover.” What makes reporting on rape more difficult than reporting on other crimes? Outside this one example of failure, how are American journalists doing handling these kinds of stories?

Credits

Guest:
Bruce Shapiro - Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism - @DartCenter

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Jolie Myers, Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Christian Bordal